Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson

Richard, our gardening guru, inherited his love of plants from his grandfather. In his varied career he has set up and managed numerous garden centres, including the award-winning Camden Garden Centre: a self-financing, employment and training project for unemployed young people. Richard’s first TV appearance was on Going Live!, devising fun gardening ideas for children. His writing and broadcasting credits are many and varied, including, The Daily Telegraph, BBC’s Gardener’s World Magazine, BBC2’s How Does Your Garden Grow and of course QVC!

  • May gardening jobs: part 1

    Hi everyone, I absolutely love May! The garden is full of colour and life and in terms of gardening jobs it's all systems go. Here's the first part of my 'to do'…

  • Strawberry FAQs

    Tucking in to delicious home-grown strawberries is one of summer's true pleasures! Get a great crop with a little help from these FAQs…  What will I receive?You'll receive 24 bare root strawberries, which is the…

  • April gardening jobs: part 2

    Hi everyone, Here are some more April gardening jobs to be getting on with in the second half of the month. Tell me how you get on… Plant dahlias Dahlias are easy…

  • April gardening jobs: part 1

    Hello everyone, I hope you all had a lovely Easter and got a chance to work on your gardens – weather permitting! With so many jobs to do at this time of year, I've tried to prioritise my list….

  • FAQs for our busy lizzie and geranium collection

    Grow your eye-catching rosebud collection of busy lizzies and geraniums to their full potential with our FAQs. What will I receive?  You'll receive a total of 18 plug plants, with…

  • March gardening jobs: part 2

    Hello! With any luck you've had a chance to get out in the garden these last few weeks? As the sun re-awakens your enthusiasm, take a look at the second…

  • March gardening jobs: part 1

    Hi everyone, Spring is definitely on its way and every week sees something new in the garden. Here are some of my gardening jobs to crack on with during the first part of March… Start your…

  • Geranium and fuchsia FAQs

    Hi everyone, The gardening team at QVC have put together some handy FAQs for growing geraniums and fuchsias - I hope you find them useful…  Hardy geraniums How will my geraniums arrive?  Your plants will arrive as size 1…

  • Your gardening questions answered

    Hi everyone, Thank you to all those who have left comments on my blog – it's great to hear your views and to get your gardening questions. I've picked out a few of…

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